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Sep 6, 2012 11:30am PDT
is at the center of a new europe. technically, poland became democratic in 1989 almost immediately after the collapse of soviet rule here. but the diffusion of democratic practice-- that is, the transformation of people's behavior, values and social institutions-- takes much longer. this is the story of a polish-american geographer who has been leading an effort in poland to spread the skills and attitudes and create the social institutions that make a successful free-market economy and democratic society possible. woman speaking polish ) translator: the elections brought hope. we thought the new system would bring change. but now we see that politicians are politicians. and while they quarrel, the people get poorer and poorer. ( speaking polish ) translator: society is still living as if we were in communism. people thi that every new thing is a bad thing. the people can't switch. ( students debating in polish ) narrator: years after the collapse of communist rule, these polish teenagers voice the frustrations of a nation. ( speaking polish ) translator: my father is 42. he doesn't have
Sep 23, 2012 1:00pm PDT
. >> in this case, help really must begin at home. >> poland has not been hit by the crisis to the same extent as slovenia. it has a different problem -- the eu is cutting subsidies for coal mining. unprofitable mines will have to close by 2018. more than half of all coal in the eu is produced in poland, but now, the pits are closing, and there are few other jobs. many people are not just jobless -- they are also losing their homes. the polish state is obliged to offer peopl in the public housing, but that is in short supply in some places, so the number of temporary homes is increasing. >> he sits on his stoop and whittle's. the girl from next-door keep some company. for a moment, they can forget where they live. but this is home. a cluster of containers on the outskirts of the village in southern poland. all the residents were evicted from their previous homes. he used to be a bus driver, but he drank too much and his wife left him. >> no, it is not much. i would rather have a real apartment, but at least i have a roof over my head. >> he has all the basics except space. a maximum of 20 squa
Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
bit of autumn, a taste of autumn here in europe. let's take a look at a video coming out from poland first. this is from the weekend. autumn is throughout the northern hemisphere. now some people are taking a little time off to enjoy the fruits of the harvest in the polish town. low cams dress up and take part in an annual parade. in the farmer's market, people bought up seeds for next year's crop. some browsed books on growing techniques. but before then, there's a long wenter to face. across central europe, the temperatures are beginning to drop, so let's take a look at what's happening here. we actually have a cold front that is going to be just moving through poland, actually. this is why the temperatures are going to be dropping. and along the cold front we may see some very nasty thunderstorms which could produce some hail, damaging gusts, as well as localized heavy downpours. but behind the system, really, temperatures are plummeting 16 degrees in berlin, stockholm at 14 degrees. also 16 here in london. here's your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in
Sep 16, 2012 11:30am EDT
, iraq, iran -- greece. >> poland is still in -- i won't go -- but it's sad and we take questions. we don't filter the questions. they can ask anything they want. they can be from aarp, seniors, teachers and they'll give us a standing ovation, thirsting for somebody to tell them the truth where their country is going. >> republican and democrat do that who really care about each other. >> you don't think we're getting that in this debate in this campaign season? >> i don't think there's nearly enough substance to me it's a real disappoint. why isn't there the substance? >> because it's hard. the problems are real and the solutions are painful. there's no easy way out and i think the candidates are afraid to stand up and say, look, we've got to make tough choices. we've got to have some shared sacrifice. >> bottom line in this, simpson-bowles proposed a way to deal with the debt crisis and what did it call for? >> basically what we want to do, reduce the deficit by $4 trillion. we didn't make up $4 trillion because the number four bus passed us on the street. it is the minimum amount you n
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Sep 23, 2012 2:00am EDT
. giving money to bureaucracy breeds corruption. >> solidariity and the leader became president of poland. they shared our interest. if the money is going to the muslim brotherhood and if they are winning the elections, they don't share our interest, do they? >> the arab street does possibly. there is high unemployment over there, those governments rely on heavy social spending by keeping oil prices high and over $100 a barrel and they have a vested interest to do more spending there . the point is, tedious orgy of thinking of the white house is got to stop. strength is the only way to deal with murderous thugs that are killing each other and americans. they need to crack open their economies in free market systems where true democracy can flourish. >> rick? >> liz is referring to a tedous orgies of political correct rich is saying, the policy is fine, but just in the hands of the wrong people. come on, this gets silly. foreign policy is consistent >> it is too politically correct. >> that doesn't mean you don't change forp policy. you should cut off the imf that gives better descriptions
Sep 4, 2012 1:15am EDT
to be bizarre or the kaiser? is sort of a topic and there's different factions within poland, as in the homeland there's factions in each group is looking across the ocean and really thinking about its national ambitions. jews. the czar of russia is one of the principal allies. so you've got england with this constitutional monarchy. the bow work of literal ascent in the world. you've got french with this republican in some sense is revolutionary liberty equality. and then you've got czarist russia, which is the most backward, corrupt monarchy in europe and is also of course bitterly anti-semitic and a larger reason why so many jews come over from russia and russia poland, lithuania and parts of the russian empire is because of this anti-semitic policies and because of the progressive draft coming military draft and russia. so vera, ran into pro-german fatherland very shrewdly plays that card to try to get eastern european jewish immigrants in new york to be pro-german or at least anti-allied and this refers to, my beloved jews, nicholas icann on the left holding a shield with a jewish captive.
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am EDT
by his excellency, the president of the republic of poland. a request protocol to escort his excellency. >> on behalf of the general assembly, i have the honor to welcome to the united nations, his excellency from the republic of poland and invite him to address the assembly. >> chairman, secretary general, distinguished delegates thank you for inviting me here and may i welcome the chairman to the general assembly. in recent years, the world still begin -- still continues to be poised in difficult development. the weakness of international and solutions in the face of economic humanitarian -- economic, humanitarian and other problems is indisputable. but these institutions were designed to resolve such problems could also applies to the security council. especially in the context of the conflict in syria. it is also visible that financial institutions are not capable of handling the destructiveness of financial markets. only through the action of great private actors operating in this area. the news coming from asia point to a number of tensions. and there is tension from the iranian n
Sep 23, 2012 11:30am PDT
for putting missile defense components in poland. mitt romney blasts obama's approach. >> under my administration, our friends will see more loyalty and mr. putin will see a little less flexibility and more backbone. >> romney says if he's elected, he'll ditch obama's reset button. russia, he says, is -- >> without question, our number one geopolitical foe. >> he aims to recreate that treaty. but would mitt romney substantially change the relationship with russia and china. he tempers that with diplomatic calculus. right now moscow and china oppose revolutionary efforts to remove syria. but they need their help on other challenges like iran and north korea. debates over russia and china often are black and white, but seen from inside the white house, there's a lot more gray. jill daugherty, cnn, the state department. >> be sure to tune in for a special hour of cnn newsroom at 4:00 p.m. today. we're going to have a special on where the candidates stand on the big issues of america. >>> we're going to find out why a man jumped into a tiger's den at the bronx zoo. it probably won't ma
Sep 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
musicians is a gift from another hanseatic city. the common currency is not yet a reality. poland and latvia still have theirs, but a common heritage is another matter. in the baltic cities that still take pride in the hanseatic legacy, the celebration of past and present unity is a heartfelt one. >> that report brings us to the end of this edition of "european journal." from all of us here dw studios in brussels, thanks very much for watching. please tune in at the same time next week if you can. captioned by the national captioning institute
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
in temperatures. out ahead of it, rather warm, above average in places like germany and poland. take a look at london. as this front goes by on tuesday, only 17 for the high. paris at 20. expecting this to get down to right around 15 to 16 degrees going into wednesday for your high temperatures. definitely have a jacket ready as autumn sets in across western europe. here's your look at your forecast. >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. for all-us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us.
Sep 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
pushing through portions of germany and poland here. this is going to be bringing some strong thunderstorms all along it. upwards of about 75 kilometer per hour winds, about 40 millimeters of rainfall, as well. what's fueling this as this tracks towards the east, bringing that rough weather towards the northern portions of italy and the balkans but also cooler temperatures behind it. london, your high on wednesday only 15. paris, you're at 19 as well. here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
Aug 31, 2012 7:00pm PDT
around poland and even around northern italy, due to a stagnant linger low pressure area continuing to spin out. behind it high pressure has set it, this is unfortunate, because widespread wildfires are occurring across much of this area. it doesn't look like any rain will be on tap for the near future. madrid with a high of 26. lisbon at 33, london at 22. across much of the northern pornz of the uk you may experience some rain showers with cloud cover. as far as the paralympics, it doesn't look like any rain is on tap for of. stockholm, and moscow at 14 on your saturday. here's a look at your extended forecast. >>> a lead story we've been looking at. a magnitude 7.9 earthquake has occurred in the pacific ocean off the east coast of the philippines at 12:48 utc on friday. the tsunami center initially estimated it at 7.9, but later downgraded it to 7.6. the center has issued a tsunami warning for indonesia, the philippine and palau. the government of the philippines is urging people on the coasts of the islands of samar, lata and mindanao to evil investigate to higher ground. the foc
Sep 11, 2012 7:00pm PDT
have a cold front stretching from poland through germany down towards france and underneath the system, very heavy rain, strong winds, and risk of hail and with the arrival of heavy rain temperatures will drop dramatically, cooling down to 17 in berlin, about 10 degrees lower than tuesday and still on the moderate side in vienna, 23 but will cool down by about 7 degrees as we held into thursday. that's it for me now. here is your extended forecast. >>> that's all for this edition of "newsline." thanks very much for joining us.
Sep 3, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the day today on your nbc stations. >>> on parade in poland. in the 18th annual sausage dog parade, owners and their pups strutted their stuff for hundreds of spectators. a fancy dress competition, in outfit was off-limits. although a pair of astronauts and then these two little guys also got hot dog you just saw, they were the crowd favorites. the top prize went to this guy, a sombrero-wearing pup. all right. >>> at one festival in the netherlands redheads rule. 1,400 redheads from 52 countries gathered for the annual festival celebrating all things red. despite the fact that only 2% of the population has red hair, at this event redheads were not in the minority. the festival included a parade, a fashion show, and art exhibits. >>> in croatia, baristas whipped up a coffee that would probably keep you up for days. 1,000 baristas operating 22 coffee machines set the guinness record for the world's largest cup of cappuccino. individual portions were made with one part espresso, one part milk, one part foam, then they poured it into that giant cup you're looking at. the 531-gallon brew took j
Sep 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
this minute." >>> new yorkers rejoice, you all live in a mansion compared to this. this is in warsaw, poland, they are building the thinnest house in the world. at its widest point it is four feet and at the narrowest it is about 28 inches. that means that you are having to live in a space that is about this wide. ♪ it's going to be two stories. on the top level will be the bedroom and the stairs are actually going to go up and down with the touch of a button to become the floor of that first floor. >> man. >> this was actually built as an art installation. no one is actually going to be able to buy and live here, although they are going to open it up to artists and riders, to take up residence. >> this would be where you would stay if you wanted to write edgar allen poe-everything stories. >> where do you put your clotheses? >> under the bed. >> you get hot in that space. >> right this minute we do a lot of skype interviews, right? >> yes. >> we haven't done one like this. [ inaudible ]. >> apparently dina's owner missed her so much, he skyped with her and she had a list of woes. [ inaudi
Sep 6, 2012 4:00am PDT
of the day, today on your nbc station. >>> it's slim pickings for house hunters in poland. architects are claiming the newest home in warsaw is the slimmest property in the world. measured 4 feet at its widest and 2 feet at its narrowest, the owner may have trouble even flipping an egg in there. the creator says he wanted the house to be restricting, something he looks to have accomplished. >>> in england one super serpent has a visit to the vet. so if you thought it was tough to get your kids to a doctor's appointment, try this 23-foot-long python, which required the aid of seven keepers for its annual checkup. it weighs almost 200 pounds and is considered one of the largest in the country. >>> and, finally, in south korea, why wait for halloween for some horror. thrill seekers spent the night in a faux village dressed as ghosts as they roam around at will. ooh, that's scary. and instead of celebrating all things spooky during the fall, south koreans believe a good scare is a good way to keep cool during the summer heat. i don't understand that theory. >>> have you ever done one of t
Sep 13, 2012 11:30am PDT
, this multinational company prefers to leave andalucía in favor of other countries, such as turkey, poland or russia, where the salaries are very low, and where it can make profits comparable to those it made during its 27-year stay in andalucía. narration: in other words, the expansion of the european union has created new hinterlands-- some even closer to the european heartland, with even cheaper labor. they are competition for remote regions like andalucía, despite the huge investments in infrastructure like the train. if the high-speed rail from madrid to seville symbolized the hopes for andalucía, the lack of high-speed connections to the rest of europe may symbolize the region's lack of progress. sidaway: for much of the population, the process of integration and the dreams of connection, and europe, haven't amounted to much in material terms, haven't amounted to a significant increase in their standard of living. there's very high unemployment in andalucía, both in the countryside and in the cities. and it's still a region where people feel that they have to migrate from. narrator: althou
Sep 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
-- [laughter] >> clearly when gerald ford said that the poland not under soviet domination that was one of his memorable type of gaffes and the big putdown from lloyd bentsten and dan quayle. they don't have a moment where they say that guy is clearly better than the other guy. they are both well prepared. these are smart people. and not likely to make a mistake. romney's great hope is he can use these debates to reset the campaign. it's a tough hill to climb. >> if you think back to the 2000 campaign, al gore may have won the debates, but george w. bush exceeded his expectations and did fine. four years later, john kerry at least in some of the eyes probably was a better debater but didn't necessarily matter. chuck is right, it is difficult to reset it. but there are a lot of voters who are completely fine with a new president, i think, even some people who voted for president obama. i was talking to a voter a week ago in wisconsin and said he voted for obama four years ago and not sure at all. he is open to voting for governor romney if he knew what he stood for. that is governor romney's ch
Sep 10, 2012 8:00pm PDT
foundation to distribute free poland uniform shirts, and therefore, be it resolved that the school district recognizes the founder, the group executive, and the other executive director for their tremendous contributions to supporting san francisco public schools and their families through their back-to- school event and throughout the year, and he is here to accept the honor. [applause] president yee: before you -- go ahead. we should vote on it and then present it. commissioner murase: i do not know if this will pass. it will be a nail biter. [laughter] president yee: commissioner mendoza? commissioner mendoza: i dissed want to commend them. there was a time when jeff started this whole backpack, many of us could remember sitting there talking about it, try to figure out what was there to give them. it was sheer exhilaration, and i just wanted to give a heartfelt thanks for continuing to support our kids and helping many of the families out, not only at the beginning of the year but throughout the year. president yee: commissioner maufas? commissioner maufas: i also wanted to extend my co
Sep 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
of aerial surveillance. a small drone was used to film "clashes" last year at a political rally in poland. but this wasn't controlled by the police. it was all filmed by a private company on the demonstrator's side of the street. it raised new questions about who will be watching who in the future. the real money, though, will not be in building small helicopters but in selling larger, more powerful drones. government agencies and search and rescue. and ship cargo long distances. with this in mind, congress has told the u.s. regulator to open up all domestic airspace, two large drones by 2015. the u.k. won't be far behind. >> don't think the public is aware about how quickly this is going to be happening. we're talking in the u.s. that the skies will be opened by 2015, and in the u.k. and europe by 2020. so that's going to happen very quickly, and i don't think the public is really aware of the changes that are going to happen. though it's a real failure to have a proper discussion and proper debate about this. very few parliamentarians, for instance, are talking about this. >> here in th
Sep 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
poland through germany, down towards france. the alpine region is going to see the heaviest ran todin toda. a cooler air from the north. british isles, france, central europe, scandinavia will be seeing cooler than average temperatures wednesday. for example, london only 15 degrees, 19 degrees in paris. cooling down by about 10 degrees in berlin. 17 degrees expected on your wednesday. ahead of the system. warmer than average. 22 in moscow. 23 degreesed in kiev. cooling down by 7 degrees as we head into thursday. get your jacket handy. here its the extended forecast. ♪ ♪ >>> that is all for now on this edition of "newsline." i'm yuko aotani in tokyo. thank you very much for watching.
Sep 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
about the nuclear disaster last year. >>> check out the tv because people in poland had to watch their step as the city hosted the 18th annual sausage dog parade. the dog and their owners strutted through the streets with hundreds of people and tourists lining in route and, of course, the dogs they were the one who is led the way. the finale of dress competition to would be astronauts and a hot dog were among the crowd favorites. but they were upstaged by a four legged -- upstaged by a four legged dog in a sombrero and poncho who took the top prize. >> how well behaved they are is what stunned. stuns me. they aren't barring at one another -- barking at one another. >>> now over to lynette. it's probably too warm for most dogs to wear a costume. >> yeah. it's on the warm side. will only time i dress double up is in the wintertime. we are warm already. look at temperatures at the airport. 75 and we do have advice interissues this morning only -- dis-- visibilities issues this morning only 4 miles manyrise at 6:337 and head -- 6:36 and heading out to the beach, not the best beach da
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Sep 26, 2012 2:00pm PDT
poland. >> bob: both campaigns have intense polling operations. they make decisions based on polling. obama has somewhat of lead, particularly in ohio, he wants to stay away from questions that are tough. my advice to him is do no press. 'canes who dropped the ball in libya? that question. >> bob: i say don't get into it. loo the main stream media will report all day. we listen to msnbc, and obama won the election all day. a couple days ago when he announced he would not meet with leaders around the world because the race was too, too deep in the campaign. so it's okay you don't have to meet with the world leaders in a battle for white house. then two days later you it locked up. media bias there? a little? >> bob: you know, the thing about media, people go to get their own ideology fulfilled every day. i go to liberal blogs you go to conservative blogs. you don't buy the "new york times" and take advice from them? i don't buy "washington times." and take advice from them. >> kimberly: we read all of it. we get all of it. not true. >> dana: he doesn't read anything. >> kimberly: we g
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Sep 23, 2012 9:00pm EDT
payings of poland the commander-in-chief said this. >> young served as a courier for the polish resistance during the darkest days of world war ii. before one trip across enemy lines they told him jews were being killed and smuggle nude a polish death camp to seek for himself. >> the polish death camps created an uproar in poland in typical fashion the mainstream media never reported it. this is one example of the story those in the mainstream media refused to cover. when it was announced biden would be campaigning in tampa during an rnc an unprecedented move mind you not one of the three major networks covered their story in the nightly newscast or on morning shows but when it was announced paul ryan would be campaigning in carolina before the dnc. >> mitt romney is resting but paul ryan will innovate charlotte north carolina where the democrats hold their national convention this week. >> we have seen this bias by omission murging in the last several years. new stories that are funews to everyone are being plotted out if it goes to a narrative reelection. >> it isn't just those running o
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Sep 24, 2012 12:00am EDT
a highly ex sensitive gaff while resistant fighter during the nazi om payings of poland the commander-in-chief said this. >> young served as a courier for the polish resistance during the darkest days of world war ii. before one trip across enemy lines they told him jews were being killed and smuggle nude a polish death camp to seek for himself. >> the polish death camps created an uproar in poland in typical fashion the mainstream media never reported it. this is one example of the story those in the mainstream media refused to cover. when it was announced biden would be campaigning in tampa during an rnc an unprecedented move mind you not one of the three major networks covered their story in the nightly newscast or on morning shows but when it was announced paul ryan would be campaigning in carolina before the dnc. >> mitt romney is resting but paul ryan will innovate charlotte north carolina where the democrats hold their national convention this week. >> we have seen this bias by omission murging in the last several years. new stories that are funews to everyone are being plotted
Sep 11, 2012 12:00pm EDT
republic and in poland. the czech republic, they had to be willing to have a radar site up there. in poland, they had to be willing to take on russia, who didn't want them to have this capability to put a ground-based interceptor in poland to take care of anything tkproplg -- coming from that direction. we did that. in this budget that was the first budget of president obama, he did away with that. they tried to say that maybe that was not an accurate assessment, but in 2007, n.i.e., national intelligence estimate, concluded that iran could develop an intercontinental missile capability by 2015. less than a year later, d.o.d. stated in its report on iran's military that they sent to congress -- i remember this very well, and i'm quoting now from that -- they said iran with sufficient foreign assistance, iran could probably develop and test an intercontinental ballistic missile, icbm capable of reaching the united states by 2015. totally consistent with what they said back in 2007. in place of the third site, the obama administration pitched a new missile defense plan, the katrina fazed adap
Sep 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
it's flat plains so germanys had wars with france or that area, and with poland, and with that area. and because germany was a continental power, it sandwiched between maritime europe on one hand and the heartland of europe towards russia on the other. it was always problematic which way it could go, how it would develop. now, i came across this book by accident in early 1989. early 1989. the berlin wall would fall that november, and i had been back and forth to east germany, and it occurred to me, after reading this book and other books, that the berlin wall or the dividing line between eastern and western germany was nearly one part of german history. that germany would have different -- would reinvent itself in different territorial ways in the future. so, today we have a united germany that trades immensely with pole -- poland. that where the european union and nato were meant to keep russia out and the germans down, now the germans are triumphant economically in lure. germany may not have all the solutions but berlin is the point of arbitration for all of them. so the question
Sep 15, 2012 2:00pm EDT
and eventually put that system ashore first in a grainy and then in poland later. they also curtailed -- in romania and then in poland later. they also curtailed the defense program. they deployed interceptors along the west coast and in alaska and they were supposed to do, 50 and stopped at 30. romney would exchange the bonds again much more in favor of national defense systems. and we have seen in congress recently that republicans have been pushing the idea of deploying some of these ground basement course interceptors on the east coast of the u.s. , another area of specific difference in shipbuilding, as mike alluded to, the total number of ships in the navy, it actually reached a low point of 2079 ships. that was in the bush administration in 2007. we have come up since then, about 285 ships right now. the obama budget in the next five years would build 49 ships, about 8 per year. i think the goal is still something about 315. if you look at the 30-year shipbuilding plan, it averages a little over 300 ships. ronnie has indicated he would increase share bid -- shipbuilding up to 1
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Sep 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
bodies of 22,000 polish officers who, by the way, in civilian life were the elite in poland, doctors, lawyers and teachers. american p.o.w.s were also on hand for that gruesome discovery, and they sent a coded message back the washington, but the accusation is that fdr did not address it because he did not want to anger josef stalin because the soviets clearly were a key ally in the effort to defeat germany and japan. in 1952, congress investigated the massacre, american p.o. o w.s who were at the graves also testified. the committee found the soviets were behind the massacre and recommended a trial in a world court. the trial never happened. the white house remained silent until the soviets finally admitted it in 1990. ohio congresswoman marcy kaptur fought and fought to get these documents released. here she is, listen. >> the full truth of what happened in the forest during world war ii was long concealed from the families of the victims, from the people of poland and from the world. >> reporter: the aim of the slaughter, of course, was to eliminate the intellectuals and the milit
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